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Bod-Inc: I-031

Isidorus Hispalensis

De summo bono.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Isidorus Hispalensis: De summo bono. [Also known as Sententiae.] PL LXXXIII 537-738, ending imperfectly; Isidorus, Sententiae, ed. Pierre Cazier, CCSL 111 (Turnhout, 1998); see CPL 1199.

[g4r] [Colophon.]

[g4v] ‘Tabula'.


Imprint: Nuremberg: [Johann Sensenschmidt, not after Apr. 1470]. Folio.


Collation: [a–g10].

Remarks: Collation as Sheppard, not as BMC, which collates [a–f10 g6].

Leaves: 70 leaves, the last five blank.


ISTC: ii00192000

Hain: HC Addenda *9282;

Goff: Goff I‑192;

BMC: BMC II 404;

Proctor: Pr 1957;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑636; CIBN I‑76; Sheppard 1391-3.

LCN: 14439056


Copy number: I-031(1)

Wanting the last five blank leaves [g6-10].

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf.

Size: 276 × 199 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 270 × 186 mm.

One- to six-line initials, some decorated with faces, supplied in red or blue; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' in pencil on [a1r]. Date of acquisition unknown; the shelfmark may indicate a date c.1840.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 5.55.

Copy number: I-031(2)

Wanting the blank leaf [g10].

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; bound for the Bodleian Library; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 315 × 220 × 22 mm.

Size of leaf: 308 × 207 mm.

Two rubric headings supplied in black ink on [a2r]. Some early marginal annotations, including extraction of key words, also ‘nota' marks, and underlining in the text.

Principal six-line initials supplied in blue with reserved white decoration surrounded by red pen-work and within the body of the letter, and with extensions into the margins; other one- and three-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, supplied in red or blue, paragraph marks supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Auhausen an der Wörnitz, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Maria. Georg Truchseß, Abbot of Auhausen (1499-1552), 1536; inscription on [a2r]: ‘Per reuerendum patrem D. Geor[g]ium Truchssess monasterii Auhausencis Wernitz Abbatem in sui memoriam liber iste comparatus 1536'. Eichstätt, Bavaria, Dominicans; book-plate, dated 1742, on [a1r]: see Warnecke no. 438. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' in pencil on [a1r]. Purchased from Munich via Thomas Rodd for 22 Florins, i.e. £2. 4. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 19.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 2.23.

Copy number: I-031(3)

Bound with G‑091; see there for details of binding, provenance and decoration.

Size of leaf: 318 × 217 mm.

Wanting the last five blank leaves [g6-10].

Occasional ‘nota' marks and some underlining in the text in black ink.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q inf. 2.1(1).

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